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Charred meat dangerous for health

Charred meat dangerous for health

My brother sent me a text photo of a blackened, charred beast with the question, “Should I eat this?” Apparently, his barbecue beer chicken had gone terribly wrong.
Helping others belong benefits all

Helping others belong benefits all

Our need to belong is a basic human need, exceeded only by our need for food and shelter. I used to scoff at this notion—not about food or shelter, but about belonging. I didn’t think it was very important.
Leaving school in style

Leaving school in style

The end of the school year was filled with a spectrum of emotions: stress, sadness, but most of all, joy.

Saudi showdown with Qatar?

The deadline that Saudi Arabia and its allies set for Qatar to submit to their “non-negotiable” demands was postponed to Wednesday, July 5. Since Qatar has already made it plain that it will not comply – it says the demands are “reminiscent of the extreme and punitive conduct of ‘bully’ states that have historically resulted in war” – the delay is a sure sign that the bullies don’t know what to do next.
B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

John Horgan, Christy Clark posture on poltical donations
Column: The season of the mosquito

Column: The season of the mosquito

One magnificent feature of our B.C. is the diversity of the many landscapes we pass while travelling the Interior.
Column: Unplugged outdoors, mostly

Column: Unplugged outdoors, mostly

For years I used to rely on an old, out-of-style, wind-up Timex wristwatch to know the time of day.
All parties throwing your billions around

All parties throwing your billions around

Christy Clark promises to match NDP, Greens spending spree
Column: Where have all the bees and birds gone?

Column: Where have all the bees and birds gone?

Topping the stairs to a friend’s home at Tappen a couple days ago, I was confronted by two honey bee hives. Like happy little campers, the bees were targeting a profusion of wild roses surrounding the property. Kathy Meggyesi, owner of the hives, had it figured pretty good, as this gal knows her bees, collecting about 200 lbs of honey a season.
Skookum bucks for B.C. Liberals

Skookum bucks for B.C. Liberals

Wait until you see Christy Clark’s next money move